Type of glider: Std. Cirrus WL,

Takeoff location: Porta Westfalica (DE / NW)

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Flight details

Points for the flight 522.12
Distance
Points for the flight 508.76
scoring distance 508.8
Speed 72.8 km/h
Duration 06:59:33
Triangle
Points for the flight 13.36
scoring distance 44.5 km
Speed 5.8 km/h
Duration 07:40:49
Scoring class club
Scoring start 08:22:17
Scoring end 16:05:07
Index: 100.0
Club Nijmeegse Aeroclub
Date of claim 04.10.2020 17:16:33
state IGC-File: Flight:

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Comment

A nice day on the Porta ridge.
Good weather, but good timing was crucial in the ever-changing weather conditions.
During the second run towards Suntel the ridge was so weak, and with the 8/8 cloud cover, I thought the jump towards Ith will not be possible too soon. I should've had more patience. Later, searching that long for wave at Ith was a mistake - I think I was just not in time and the wave system collapsed just in front of my nose. Then making the jump back to Suntel took a lot of time as wind was not optimal any more, and thermals very weak in the area. On the last leg, nearby Rinteln, a strong thermal and a nice street was the cherry on the top.
Many thanks to the group organising the day at Porta Westfalica, very friendly and efficient as always.

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